The Florida ACME proudly recognizes our military members and veterans with $1,000 scholarship opportunities in three different categories annually. 

Applicants must meet one of the three criteria: reside in Florida; be permanently stationed in Florida as part of either the active duty, guard and reserve component; or enrolled at a Florida institution of higher learning during the application period of the award year (December 1 through March 15).  

  • Active duty, guard, or reserve service member of the U. S. Armed Forces

  • Spouse of any active duty, guard, or reserve service member of the U. S. Armed Forces

  • Veteran with an honorable discharge (must provide documentation)

The application packet will consist of:

  1. a letter describing the applicant’s current educational goals;

  2. the completed application form with accompanying appropriate verifications; and

  3. evidence of current degree-seeking or certificate program status with an academic institution of higher learning (i.e., community college, college, or university), this evidence being:

    1. letter of acceptance to the institution/program and/or

    2. proof of recent class enrollment(s) within last 12 calendar months

Applicants can only submit for one scholarship category



All completed application packets must be e-mailed  on or before 15 March 2019 to:

George Colon, Chairman, Scholarship Committee - Subject Line: 2019 FL-ACME Scholarship Selection